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Seven Comic Book Scripts Volume Two

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Comic book and superhero fans, rejoice! This volume includes seven scripts—a mix of superheroes, mobsters, horror, and humor—from a writer whose work has been published by DC Comics, among others. Robert Jeschonek has written plenty of scripts in his career, and these seven will shine a light on his writing process, his wild imagination…and some thrilling and thought-provoking adventures. The latest in a series collecting some of his best work, this action-packed book includes seven scripts:

 

"You're Listening to Alter Ego Talk Radio 1050": A radio call-in psychiatrist gets his kicks doling out advice to nutty superheroes...until he says the wrong thing to a head case with the ultimate power.

 

"The Cold Shoulder": How do you handle the world's mightiest Mafia enforcer gone rogue? Drive him to suicide, and hope he doesn't kill you first.

 

"Redneck Neighbor": What's worse? Having an obnoxious upstairs neighbor who's a vampire, or one who's a country music singer? Put them both together, and your life becomes a living hell.

 

"The Super Hitman's Secret Power": An F.B.I. agent who's about to lose everything seeks out the one man with the power to save him: his old enemy, the super hitman whose life he ruined years ago.

 

"Deadly Standoff": What happens when a superhero finds himself caught in a no-win situation? With a child's life at stake, can he still find the strength to make a difference?

 

"Hot Potato": An STD with a mind of its own seizes control of its host. Can the "Barnacles" be stopped before they drive a good man to commit an unspeakably horrific crime?

 

"Neil Ballantyne, Hellraker:  No Good Deed": A priest saves souls by summoning demons, proving the existence of Heaven and God by demonstrating the influence of Hell. But when his scheme goes horribly wrong, only Neil Ballantyne, the supernatural fixer, stands a chance of stopping a rash of atrocities.

 

Don't miss this collection of seven comic book scripts for one low price. It’s the latest book from Booklist critically acclaimed storyteller Robert Jeschonek (My Favorite Band Does Not Exist), a master of unique and unexpected fiction that really packs a punch.

 

 

Contents

Collection of seven comic book scripts plus story previews

 

 

Reviews

 

"No one understands gloriously defective supermen better than Jeschonek." - Eric Searleman, Superheronovels.com

 

"Robert Jeschonek is the literary love child of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman…" – Adrian Phoenix, critically acclaimed author of The Maker's Song series and Black Dust Mambo

 

"Robert Jeschonek is a towering talent." – Mike Resnick, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author

 

"Jeschonek´s stories are delightfully insane, a pleasure to read…" – Fábio Fernandes, Fantasy Book Critic

 

 

About the Author

 

Robert Jeschonek is an award-winning writer whose fiction, comics, essays, articles, and podcasts have been published around the world. His young adult fantasy novel, MY FAVORITE BAND DOES NOT EXIST, won the Forward National Literature Award and was named one of BOOKLIST’s Top Ten First Novels for Youth. His cross-genre science fiction thriller, DAY 9, is an International Book Award winner. He also won the Scribe Award for Best Original Novel from the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers for his alternate history, TANNHÄUSER: RISING SUN, FALLING SHADOWS. Simon & Schuster, DAW/Penguin Books, and DC Comics have published his work. He won the grand prize in Pocket Books' nationwide Strange New Worlds contest and was nominated for the British Fantasy Award. Visit him online at www.thefictioneer.com. You can also find him on Facebook and follow him as @TheFictioneer on Twitter.

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